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No charges filed against restaurateur accused of sexual assault

No charges filed against restaurateur accused of sexual assault

For the second time the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office has asked the court to grant them more time to decide if they will pursue criminal charges against a Turlock man accused of sexually assaulting an employee at his Oakdale pizzeria.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 8:23 p.m.
Reports of skate park memorial sign theft erroneous

Reports of skate park memorial sign theft erroneous

The reports that a memorial plaque honoring a Turlock skateboarder had been stolen from the skate park are nothing more than rumors.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 8:18 p.m.
Law enforcement plans to call a time out on drunk driving

Law enforcement plans to call a time out on drunk driving

For those planning to make a party out of the Super Bowl, law enforcement in Stanislaus County is telling them to pick a side: Drink or drive.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 7:23 p.m.
Public restrooms pose issues for City, users alike

Public restrooms pose issues for City, users alike

Where can local residents, away from home, head when Mother Nature calls? Not too many places as a scarcity of public restrooms in Turlock has proved difficult for some, even prompting one local resident to approach the City Council.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 7:21 p.m.
Midyear budget review shows Turlock on track

Midyear budget review shows Turlock on track

As the strenuous years of the economic recession trail further away in the rearview mirror, the outlook is bright for the City of Turlock which is generally performing within its fiscal boundaries according to the mid-year budget review.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 7:01 p.m.
Second phase of transit plan set in motion

Second phase of transit plan set in motion

The second phase of the Turlock Regional Transit Center is beginning to take shape as plans for a 6,000 square foot building have been submitted to the City of Turlock.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 6:57 p.m.
Osborn health tech moves on to state Employee of the Year competition

Osborn health tech moves on to state Employee of the Year competition

For students, parents and staff at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy, it comes as no surprise that health technician Alicia Miranda has been selected to represent Stanislaus County in the California Classified Employee of the Year program.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 6:54 p.m.
Volunteers span out to count homeless

Volunteers span out to count homeless

An estimated 100 volunteers took to the shelters, parks, libraries, and other locations around Stanislaus County to perform a count of the area’s homeless population.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 6:53 p.m.
Repossession leads to assault, arrest

Repossession leads to assault, arrest

A man getting his vehicle repossessed attacked a tow truck driver, leading to his arrest, the Turlock Police Department reported.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 6:49 p.m.
Hit and run injures one

Hit and run injures one

A bicyclist riding on the wrong side of the road was struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening that then drove away from the scene.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 6:48 p.m.
Winning 'Future City' offers key to sustainability

Winning 'Future City' offers key to sustainability

Some may call it beginner’s luck—but luck had nothing to do with Gratton School’s dominating success at the Northern California Regional State Finals Future City Competition on Saturday.

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Posted: jan. 30, 2015 4:57 p.m.


Summit examines groundwater supply sustainability

With the drought occupying nearly every mind throughout the state, the Stanislaus Water Summit drew in a number of representatives from local agencies, one of which was Turlock Irrigation District Board of Director Michael Frantz.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 7:38 p.m.
More than just waffles at the Waffle Shop

More than just waffles at the Waffle Shop

Name of Business: Waffle Shop

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 7:26 p.m.
Juvenile hall teacher accused of misconduct

Juvenile hall teacher accused of misconduct

A woman working as an educator at the Merced County juvenile hall was arrested Tuesday on allegations of misconduct with the inmates, the Merced County Sheriff’s Department reported.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 7:19 p.m.
Award proves that Hilmar cows are happy cows

Award proves that Hilmar cows are happy cows

It is a popularly known fact that happy cows come from California — or more specifically, Hilmar.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 7:01 p.m. | Updated: jan. 29, 2015 7:05 p.m.


Alternate boat launch reopens at Don Pedro

Despite the drought entering into its fourth consecutive years, boat owners have triumphed as a previously closed boat launch at Don Pedro Recreation Area has been reopened.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 7:01 p.m.
Inaugural Valley Hackathon highlights local techies

Inaugural Valley Hackathon highlights local techies

The nearby Bay Area may be the global epicenter of technological innovation, but the Central Valley is host to its own scene where tech-savvy individuals are gathering to not only work but play too, like at the first ever Valley Hackathon.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 6:56 p.m. | Updated: jan. 29, 2015 7:01 p.m.
Military moms supporting each other

Military moms supporting each other

When Lisa Cano's son joined the United States Air Force six years ago, the Hilmar mom was both proud of the decision he made to serve his country and worried about the dangers inherent in the military. She started looking for others going through the same thing and found the Blue Star Mothers of America.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 6:59 p.m.
Art and Ales

Art and Ales

While Dust Bowl Brewing Company is no stranger to pouring beer at brew festivals, it is not every day that it is requested that the brewery bring artwork along with them to the event.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 6:58 p.m.
New report casts a pall on e-cigarettes

New report casts a pall on e-cigarettes

 

The Turlock City Council’s decision to include electronic smoking devices in a smoking ban for parks and public facilities comes in conjunction with a new report from the state health department warning the devices pose serious health risks.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 6:58 p.m.
Proposed salary increase merits further consideration

Proposed salary increase merits further consideration

A proposed revision that would have increased the salary schedules of Turlock Unified School District assistant superintendents by approximately 14 percent has been returned to District staff for further research and information.

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Posted: jan. 29, 2015 6:59 p.m.
Turlock City Council bans smoking in parks

Turlock City Council bans smoking in parks

 

The Turlock City Council unanimously voted to ban tobacco and electronic smoking devices in parks Tuesday night, but enforcing the new resolution could prove difficult.

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Posted: jan. 28, 2015 4:13 p.m.
Council to vote on CVB contract termination at next meeting

Council to vote on CVB contract termination at next meeting

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce’s stake in the Turlock Convention and Visitors Bureau could be coming to an end pending a vote from the Turlock City Council on Feb. 10.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2015 11:12 p.m.
County students to symphonize at music festival

County students to symphonize at music festival

For one weekend school rivalries will be forgotten as high school and junior high students in Honor Choir, Honor Orchestra, and Honor Band come together to harmonize at the Stanislaus County Music Festival.

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Posted: jan. 27, 2015 7:20 p.m.

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